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A Lot of Work To Do: Brian Marquis Talks the Punk Scene, Homelessness and the Importance of Community

A Lot of Work To Do: Brian Marquis Talks the Punk Scene, Homelessness and the Importance of Community

Photo: Dani Fresh. For many music lovers, hardcore has always been just another genre. But for Brian Marquis, it has been so much more than that. It has been his passion and his livelihood, and it has served as a conduit to his social awakening. A native of Litchfield, Connecticut, Marquis immersed himself in the

Friendship, Love, and Loyalty: Brennan, Dropkick Murphys continue to be Rebels With a Cause

Photo: Dustin Winter 2016 was a busy year for Boston’s favorite sons, the Dropkick Murphys, and in 2017, they will reap the benefits of their hard work. While their new 9th studio effort, 11 Short Stories of Pain and Glory, was recorded in Tornillo, Texas—a small town comprised of just over 1,500 people just outside

The Power of Partying, Brought To You by Andrew W.K.

For Andrew W.K., life is a party. Not in the sense of partying to ditch responsibility or wreck your parent’s living room. No—partying, for the Ann Arbor, Michigan, native, is a lifestyle. “It’s sort of a crucial understanding that our survival depends on an essential appreciation and gratitude toward existence,” said W.K. “It’s pretty hard

Christian, White Male: Acton native Finnegan talks race and new show “Black and White”

Christian Finnegan, the stand-up comic seen in a number of TV shows including VH1’s “Best Week Ever,” TBS’ “The Chappelle Show” and his own comedy special “The Fun Part” on Netflix, is back at it on TV, questioning racism in his own way, the way he knows best: with comedy. “Black and White,” the newest

“The Awkward Conversation”: W. Kamau Bell talks racism in America, new show, American justice system

It’s not like W. Kamau Bell aspired to be at the forefront of political comedy and social commentary when he was growing up. He just really liked comedy as a kid. He watched “Saturday Night Live” religiously at a very young age and one day hoped to make it on that stage. In fact, political

Liebman Shares a Laugh: Comedienne talks community works, benefit shows, opioid epidemic

Photo credit: Dana Patrick Wendy Liebman is no rookie in Comedy. Part of the scene for 32 years, her hard work has allowed her to curate a successful career that has landed her numerous HBO specials (two half-hour spots, and an hour-long special, Taller on TV, in 2011), as well as specials on Comedy Central

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